Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 85 69
Rank change year-on-year -8 -16 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 45 60 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.99% 2.31% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.14% 10.66% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 47
Leeds median daily rate £150 £225 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +80.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £98 £106 £100
90th Percentile £285 £475 £388
West Yorkshire median daily rate £158 £225 £135
% change year-on-year -30.00% +66.36% -22.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 22
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -14.05% +14.58%
10th Percentile £10.00 £8.56 £8.61
90th Percentile £25.60 £19.40 £17.42
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -20.00% +42.86%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 444 563 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.62% 21.66% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 363 437
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £209 £245 £198
90th Percentile £543 £560 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 56
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -5.30%
10th Percentile £10.30 £8.86 £9.08
90th Percentile £26.30 £24.75 £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.96% +6.25%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Leeds

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Leeds

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Leeds

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Leeds

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
3 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (42.22%) Windows 10
5 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (31.11%) ITIL
6 13 (28.89%) SCCM
7 12 (26.67%) Office 365
8 11 (24.44%) Citrix
9 9 (20.00%) Cisco
10 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
10 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
11 7 (15.56%) IBM Notes
11 7 (15.56%) VPN
11 7 (15.56%) Lotus
11 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
12 6 (13.33%) VMware
12 6 (13.33%) Android
12 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.33%) Mac OS
12 6 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
13 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (11.11%) SLA
13 5 (11.11%) SAN
13 5 (11.11%) Coaching
13 5 (11.11%) BYOD
14 4 (8.89%) Driving Licence

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) IBM Notes
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) Moodle
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) VPN
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (11.11%) SAN
4 4 (8.89%) LAN
5 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.44%) DHCP
6 2 (4.44%) DNS
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall
6 2 (4.44%) WAN
7 1 (2.22%) 3G
7 1 (2.22%) 4G
7 1 (2.22%) ADSL
7 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
7 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Military
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (28.89%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 7 (15.56%) Active Directory Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Support Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Desktop Support
5 6 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Active Directory Support
7 4 (8.89%) Exchange Support
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Windows Support Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.11%) BYOD
3 4 (8.89%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.44%) CMDB
5 2 (4.44%) Replication
6 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) Life Science
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows 10
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.33%) Android
4 6 (13.33%) Mac OS
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Coaching
2 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 4 (8.89%) Time Management
4 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.22%) Break/Fix
5 1 (2.22%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.22%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.22%) Logistics
5 1 (2.22%) Network Management
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.22%) Runbook
5 1 (2.22%) Server Building
5 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.22%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) WSUS
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.44%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Citrix
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco
4 7 (15.56%) Lotus
5 6 (13.33%) VMware
6 4 (8.89%) Apple
6 4 (8.89%) Dell
7 3 (6.67%) HP
8 2 (4.44%) Veeam
9 1 (2.22%) AppSense
9 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.22%) EMC
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (2.22%) Reuters
9 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.22%) Symantec